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UN Refugee Summit – Call for More Action On Offshore Detention

Thursday 22nd September / presented by Chris Mason

Refugee advocates have welcomed commitments from the Australian government to address global displacement, with Malcolm Turnbull announcing Australia will be permanently increasing its annual refugee intake to almost 19 thousand people.

The Refugee Council of Australia says this is a step in the right direction but the issue of Australia's offshore detention detention system needs work.

This comes off the back of a poll released this week which says that 49% of the country believe there should be a ban on Muslim immigration.

The Refugee Council of Australia's President Phil Glendenning joined Chris Mason on The Mag to discuss recent developments.

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